Kana: キュウ、キョウ、きわ.める、きわ.まる、きわ.まり、きわ.み
Romaji: kyū, kyō, kiwa.meru, kiwa.maru, kiwa.mari, kiwa.mi


hard up, destitute, suffer, perplexed, cornered

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  15
Radical Number:  116
Frequency:  1756
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  2-3-12
Korean Reading:  gung
Chinese Reading:  qiong2
Unicode:  7aae
JIS:  3567


Halpern Index: 2358
Nelson Index: 3337
New Nelson Index: 4212
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3m12.4
Four Corner Index: 3022.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 1152
Gakken Index: 1821
Japanese Names Index: 2573
Daikanwanjiten Index: 25593
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 8.0673
Remembering the kanji Index: 1326
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1598
Kodansha Compact Index: 1457
Kanji in Context Index: 1675
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1525
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2078
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1338
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1424
Essential Kanji Index: 1259
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2983
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 752
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1787


窮地 (きゅうち)
dilemma; predicament
窮乏 (きゅうぼう)
poverty; destitution; privation; indigence; penury
窮状 (きゅうじょう)
distress; wretched condition
貧窮化 (ひんきゅうか)
窮余の策 (きゅうよのさく)
desperate measure
困窮 (こんきゅう)
poverty; distress
貧窮 (ひんきゅう)
great poverty
窮屈 (きゅうくつ)
narrow; tight; cramped; formal; stiff; strict; ceremonious; rigid; constrained; uncomfortable; tight (e.g. finances)
極める (きわめる)
to carry to extremes; to go to the end of something; to investigate thoroughly; to master
窮理 (きゅうり)
study of natural laws; branch of neo-Confusianist scholarship
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